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Bayer Heribert

The Austrian winegrower Heribert Bayer comes from the city to bathe at Wien, He was initially a wine collector and then began to share his knowledge with winemakers from Burgenland in the mid-1980s consultant pass. In the meantime, the innovative one applies Négociant éleveur (controlled grape or wine purchase and own processing) as an absolute red wine specialist. In 1994 he produced his first own wine "In Signo Leonis" from Pinot Noir in the community Mörbisch (DA-range Leithaberg ). From 1997, in partnership with the Wine cellar Neckenmarkt (DAC area Mittelburgenland ) Vinified red wines. Due to the great success, Bayer built in 2002 in the municipality Neckenmarkt its own, ultra-modern winery under the name "In Signo Leonis" after its zodiac sign (In the Sign of the Lion). Since 2006, son Patrick has been responsible for the company, which is supported by his father.

All red wines with strictly limited yield restrictions come from the vineyard Hochberg from plants with very old vines. The base wines are vinified in the Neckenmarkt wine cellar, the wines are aged in the Bayer winery. The flagship of the house is the red wine "In Signo Leonis", from Blaufränkisch (~ 60%), Zweigelt (~ 20%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (20%), which matures in 100% new barriques for two years. Other premium red wines are "In Signo Tauri" (Taurus, zodiac sign wife, Pinot Noir, matures in 100% new French barriques for two years) and "In Signo Sagittarii" (Sagittarius, Zodiac sign Son, Blaufränkisch ). Other layered wines are "Sails Red" ( Blaufränkisch , matures 18 months in second-filled barriques) and the "Avantgarde" (Zweigelt) aged in steel tanks. The EXQUISIT line consists of Pinot Blanc (pand powers, Rust ), as well as Zweigelt, Merlot and Blaufränkisch (Hochberg, Neckenmarkt). These wines, made from the highest quality grapes, are aged for at least 15 months in partly new and second-filled barriques. The ZEITLOS line includes Blaufränkisch and Zweigelt. The winery is a member of the winegrowers' association Blaufränkischland Mittelburgenland,

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